China opened the world’s longest sea bridge.
China’s President XI Jinping officially opened the world’s longest sea bridge Hong Kong – Zhuhai – Macau nine years after construction began.
Including the access roads, the bridge stretches for 55 km and connects Hong Kong with Macau and the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai.
The bridge cost about $ 20 billion., and in the process of its construction had some delays.
According to officials, the construction was accompanied by security concerns – has killed at least 18 workers.
XI Jinping along with the leaders of Hong Kong and Macau on Tuesday attended the opening ceremony of the bridge, which was held in Zhuhai.
The bridge opens to regular traffic on Wednesday.
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